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Funding in Scotland

Find out which grant is right for you, what we are looking for, and what help is available

Improving Lives

Medium (up to £150,000) and large (up to £1 million) grants to help overcome challenges in people’s lives.

Find out more about the Improving Lives programme

Small grants

If you don’t know where to start, start here! Grants of up to £10,000 for all kinds of activities, including our Awards for All fund.

Read about small grants

Other funding and support


Scottish Land Fund for communities buying land or buildings, Young Start for work with young people, ESF Delivering Financial Inclusion programme, information on support you can access.

See other funding available

Community-Led Activity

Grants of between £10,000 and £150,000 to help strethen communities and take local action on the things people care about.

Find out more about Community-Led Activity

Community Assets

Grants of up to £1 million to help communities become more resilient and sustainable through ownership and development of assets.

Read about Community Assets

Our three approaches

We want the activity we fund to be people-led, connected, and strengths-based.

Find out what this means to you